Registered Nurse- Dialysis PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description

"Registered Nurse Dialysis PRN Days" AdventHealth Tampa
Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN Days
You will be responsible for:
    • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers. 
    • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments
    • Demonstrates appropriate and courteous phone etiquette.
    • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
    • Demonstrates collaboration and teamwork in assisting with patient flow.
    • Considers factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost and impact on practice in the delivery of nursing services and when ordering supplies.
    • Rinse, prime and position all appropriate equipment, attach all required tubing, prepare dialysate, calibrate and check alarms, set monitors and perform a system check as required.
    • Perform patient assessment prior to treatment and proceed with treatment based on such assessments and physician’s orders.
    • Obtain blood samples and other specimens as indicated by patient’s condition or as ordered.
    • Administer appropriate medications, blood and blood products ordered by the physician and/or as stated in polices.
    • Assess, evaluate and provide care for patients related to blood pressure and weight changes or other physical conditions, access patency, lab values, dialysate composition, blood and fluid flows.
    • Complete nursing notes after every dialysis treatment.
    • Notify the physician when appropriate. Communicate with patient’s primary nurse.
    • Administer treatment as indicated, including medications, use of oxygen and other therapeutic measures. Monitor blood pressure every 30 minutes or less.
    • Clean and dress access sites and other wounds in close proximity to the access site that may potentially contaminate the access using appropriate aseptic techniques.             
    • Initiate and perform appropriate emergency procedures.
    • Participates in patient and family teaching as needed regarding dialysis treatment and End stage renal dietary recommendations.
    • Clean and sterilize equipment; dispose of disposable supplies as practiced by hospital protocols.
    • Maintain a safe environment for patient and staff by following infection control procedures.
    • Give the primary nurse a full report at completion of dialysis.
    • Have knowledge about continuous cycled peritoneal dialysis and peritoneal dialysis solutions
    • Have Knowledge about disequilibrium syndrome, air emboli, hemolysis and neuropathy.
    • Completes all mandatory educational requirements, attends 75% of unit staff meetings.

What will you need?
  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively. 
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use computer and perform data entry.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible workweek including weekends, on-call, nights and overtime as required.
  • Cerner (preferred)
  • One year RN experience
  • Experience with Acute/ inpatient dialysis
  • Medical/surgical, ICU, CCU, and ER experience (preferred)
  • Dialysis nursing experience (strongly preferred)
  • BSN degree (preferred)
  • Certified Nephrology Nurse (preferred)
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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